Overseas Business Representative Visas
Business Overseas Representative Visas applications are for persons applying for visas to the enter UK as Sole Representatives of their organisations based overseas.
This is an Immigration category used by senior employees of overseas businesses which have no subsidiary, active branch or other representative in the UK.
Some examples of organisations whose employees make use of this visa, include overseas Newspapers, News Agencies and Broadcast organisations.
Other organisations who intend to establish a presence in the UK may also ask their employees to apply for this visa from UK Visas and Immigration.
Persons with Business Overseas Representative visas may also apply for their partners and children to join them in the UK.
The Home Office allows those in this Immigration category extend their leave and subsequently apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) but does not permit switching into this Immigration category from any other Immigration category.